Donald Trump leaves the White House after four years as president

Donald Trump has left the White House after four years as US president, but insisted: “We will be back in some form.” The outgoing president is heading to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida as he boycotts Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony in Washington DC. Before boarding Air Force One, Mr Trump told supporters it had been […]

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Burna Boy’s song featured on official inauguration playlist of Joe Biden & Kamala Harris

Nigerian afro-fusion artiste, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy has been featured on the official inauguration playlist of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. The Grammy-nominated Nigerian artiste has earned another bragging right by having one of his songs on the inauguration playlist of the 59th presidential inauguration ceremony. The song is ‘Destiny’ which […]

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Trump Becomes First President To Be Impeached For A SECOND TIME

The US House of Representatives has impeached President Donald Trump for “incitement of insurrection” at last week’s Capitol riot. Ten Republicans sided with Democrats to impeach the president by 232-197. He is the first president in US history to be impeached twice, or charged with crimes by Congress. Mr Trump, a Republican, will now face […]

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Guinea uses Russian COVID-19 vaccine on some govt officials

Guinea began vaccinating against COVID-19 with the Russian Sputnik V vaccine on an experimental basis, starting with government officials, authorities said Thursday. Guinea has ordered only 55 doses of the Russian vaccine, said Dr. Sakoba Keita, the director-general of the National Health Security Agency. “We requested a small quantity of the vaccine, 55 doses precisely. […]

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UK approves Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for mass immunisation

The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for widespread use.  British regulator, the MHRA, says the jab, which offers up to 95% protection against Covid-19 illness, is safe for roll out next week. Immunisations could start within days for people in high priority groups.  The UK […]

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US election: Trump signals he is prepared to leave White House

Donald Trump has said he will leave the White House if Joe Biden is formally confirmed as the next US president. Answering reporters’ questions for the first time since losing the 3 November vote, Mr Trump insisted, however, that “this race is far from over”. He has refused to concede, citing unsubstantiated claims of voter […]

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Biden beats Trump in must-win Pennsylvania to clinch 2020 victory

Joe Biden has defeated President Donald Trump in Pennsylvania, clinching the Electoral College and delivering a decisive rebuke to Trump in one of the states that lifted him to the White House four years ago. Widely seen as the most likely state to decide who would win the Electoral College, Pennsylvania was one of the […]

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UN condemns police brutality in Nigeria amid #EndSARS protests

The United Nations has condemned the violence visited on citizens demonstrating against police brutality in Nigeria. According to the spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General, the development in the African state are on its radar. On Tuesday night, the Nigerian military opened fire on unarmed civilian protestors at Lekki Toll Gate, one of the pivot areas […]

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Lekki brutality: No fatality recorded- Lagos State Governor

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo Olu has insisted that no deaths have been recorded, following an alleged shoot out at protesters in Lekki tollgate. He made the statement at a press briefing on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Nigerian military personnel allegedly fired upon some unarmed protesters in Lagos calling for an end to police […]

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